Bio: Powers, John (1881)
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---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 215.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF JOHN POWERS

JOHN POWERS, contractor and builder, Chippewa Falls, came to Wisconsin in the Fall of 1869. Located at this place, and has been engaged in present business some twelve years. Has built some of the most prominent residences here. Was born in Nova Scotia, June 21, 1842. Was employed at trade some time, and was for seven years at the gold mines and in mercantile business. Married at Nova Scotia, May 20, 1868, to Louise MacDaniel, who was born there. Came to United States in 1869. They have four children John S., Mary L., William A. and Carrie.

 

 


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